Sunday, December 15th, 2019
Junior Rated Chess Tournament
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Sunday, December 15th, 2019 - REGISTER NOW
(List of players as of October 21st, 2019)
Our registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, so we encourage you to register early to secure your space.
Note: The information below is applicable to all tournament dates.
Date: Sunday, December 15th, 2019
Time: 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Eligible Players: All players who are under 18 years old as of January 1st, 2019.
Venue: 11/F Kennedy Town Community Complex, 12 Rock Hill Street, Kennedy Town. Directly above Kennedy Town MTR Station Exit B. On-site parking is available.
Time Control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move, starting from move 1 (per player per game).
The tournament will be played in 5 rounds single Round-Robin format for each division. Each division will have a maximum of 6 players. The players will be assigned to divisions based on their publicly available ratings. If the student does not have a rating, an initial student rating will be assigned by the Chess-in-School Commission of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) based on their ages.
The time control will be 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move, starting from move 1.
All players who are not yet members of FIDE will be provided a complimentary student membership to FIDE, and will be given a lifetime ID. The results of every game will be reflected in the FIDE global Chess-in-School students’ ranking.
The top player in each division will receive a trophy, and the top 3 players in each division will receive medals.
Prizegiving ceremony will follow at the conclusion of the last round, at approximately 5:00 pm and will be open to friends and family of the players.
Registration and Fees
Enrollment in this tournament is limited to ensure we have adequate arbiters monitoring every game. You may register by using the registration link at the top of this page. The registration fee is HK$350 per player.
The final schedule will be sent to the registered players 2 days before the event. To facilitate the planning for the players, please use the following information as a guideline.
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Mandatory Players’ Meeting
1:00pm - 1:40pm Round 1
1:50pm - 2:30pm Round 2
2:40pm - 3:20pm Round 3
3:30pm - 4:10pm Round 4
4:20pm - 5:00pm Round 5
5:00pm - 5:30pm Awards Ceremony
Registration fees are non-refundable for withdrawals and no-shows after the registration period closes. The registration may close at any time before the deadline due to the capacity issue.